Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Plastic bags

I drive my husband slightly insane when I go for walks along the beach, collecting plastic bags and those horrible things you get which hold beer cans together.  I can't bear the thought of them blowing into the sea and the seagulls and other wild life getting entangled.
I am a real believer in reusable bags and came across this website below. As it happens I already have one of their wonderful bags and highly recommend them, they are fun, light, reusable and so much more elegant than plastic.

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Moonrakers - my favourite

We went to Moonrakers for lunch today as a treat and had the most delicious meal.  I had venison carpaccio and truffles followed by John Dory with bacon and lentil salsa and a red pepper puree whilst Steve had new season asparagus with hollandaise and pink grapefruit with quails eggs and red veined sorrel followed by blade of beef with nettle risotto. So divine. The desserts too were truly excellent. Jerusalem artichoke and white chocolate cheese cake with a cashew nut ice cream - subtle and fragrant - but topped by Steve's lemon curd parfait, yoghurt sorbet and pine nut crumble which made your mouth zing. Got to be my favourite restaurant at the moment.

Then, to add and even further note of ecstasy, the petit four were orange and dark chocolate truffle, white fudge with lemon zest and blackberry jelly dusted with sherbet. I am drooling still.